Category: Money

St. Cloud RiverWalk Added to 2015 Plan

A huge addition could be coming soon to the city of St. Cloud. As apart of the city’s extensive plan from 2015, the St. Cloud City Council approved the addition of the St. Cloud RiverWalk. This bold development would take place starting at Fifth Avenue North and extend all the way to Hester Park. An interactive swim area and river […]

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Trumps Refusal to Release his Tax Returns

Trumps Refusal to Release his Tax Returns

The Senate’s top Democrat Charles Schumer says President Donald Trump’s refusal to release his tax returns will make this year’s promises to overhaul the collection of tax laws a lot harder. Schumer says Trump is opening himself to second guessing about his motives on supporting different policies were the average american will think the changes are made for his benefit. […]

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Governor Mark Dayton Shows Concerns for Republican Health Care Plan

Governor Mark Dayton Shows Concerns for Republican Health Care Plan

Democratic Governor Mark Dayton shares concerns on a health care plan issued by Republicans that will cost $542 million. The bill set to lower health insurance costs for Minnesotans by creating a reinsurance program that helps insurance companies cover extensive medical costs. Dayton says he won’t veto the bill but points his concerns to keeping insurance companies from pulling out […]

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Left Without A Fighting Chance

Left Without A Fighting Chance

  ST. CLOUD, Minn;  Grnd Forks is known to be a town that revolves around hockey, but recently a huge announcement left the hockey world stunned. Word broke that the University of North Dakota Women’s Hockey program had been cut from the university. “For the WCHA in general it just is a big hit. They are obviously a great competitor […]

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Paul Ryan on Planned Parenthood

Paul Ryan on Planned Parenthood

House Speaker Paul Ryan says legislators next month’s government funding bill should not conflict over federal money for Planned Parenthood. The Wisconsin Republican adds that “defunding” Planned Parenthood is Legislation’s push to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Ryan says, the GOP legislation is more fit because it addresses the organizations requirements for Medicaid reimbursements. The idea to attach Planned Parenthood […]

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Paul Ryan’s Second Attempt to Overhaul Healthcare

Paul Ryan’s Second Attempt to Overhaul Healthcare

House Speaker Paul Ryan’s party will take another shot at overhauling health care. After the GOP division to replace Obamacare failed Friday, Ryan said Republican lawmakers will continue to keep working on healthcare. Ryan has released no further details or a timeline on how this will be done. Conservatives claim that the bill Friday didn’t repeal enough of Obamacare while […]

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House Intelligence Representative Devin Nunes Refuses to Step Down

House Intelligence Representative Devin Nunes Refuses to Step Down

The chairman of the House intelligence committee Devin Nunes, involved in investigating Russian activity during the election says he is not going to step down from his position. Republican Devin Nunes told reporters, “Why would I?” Nunes continues to face increasing pressures from Democrats as he is seen as being too close to the White House. Senator John McCain ask […]

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Funding for Sober Schools

Funding for Sober Schools

Leaders of a new Minnesota school are helping students who struggle with alcohol abuse. The St. Cloud times reports that seven students have been treated thus far at the McKinley Recovery school, being it’s first year in Waite Park. The school is one of six so called sober schools in the state of Minnesota. School leaders are asking lawmakers for funding as […]

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Congress Seats at Risk over GOP Health Bill

Congress Seats at Risk over GOP Health Bill

President Donald Trump warns House Republicans that there seats in Congress could be at a potential risk if the GOP health bill fails to pass. Trump addressed this to Republican lawmakers in a meeting at the Capitol today. Congressman Walter Jones of North Carolina later relayed Trump’s message to reporters. Jones added that, “It’s an important vote. If you don’t pass the bill […]

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Minnesota’s Future in Healthcare

Minnesota’s Future in Healthcare

The Minnesota House is taking an additional step to stabilize the state’s insurance market based on years of premium hikes. Republican’s set up a reinsurance program Monday that taps more than $300 million in state health care funds. The funds are set to help cover insurers unexpected losses, an issue that has driven Minnesota rate increases. Democrats however argue that […]

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